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The Enterprise Java Newscast, hosted by Kito D. Mann, Ian Hlavats, and Daniel Hinojosa, is a monthly podcast that covers the latest headlines in the world of enterprise software development.

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Apr 4, 2015

Kito, Ian, and Daniel cover new releases from Oracle, PrimeFaces, RichFaces, Hibernate, Spring, Apache, and more. They also discuss AngularJS 2.0’s decision to use TypeScript, Microsoft dropping IE, and testing with Selenium and Geb.

Correction: PrimeFaces Sentinel Layout  + Theme pricing is $79 (basic) and $479 (extended); Theme only pricing is $49 / $249.

UI Tier

Oracle MAF 2.1

PrimeFaces Sentinel Premium Theme

PrimeFaces Elite 5.1.14 and 5.0.18 Released

AngularJS 2.0: Built on TypeScript

TypeScript Loves AngularJS

RichFaces 4.5.3 Released

FaceBook Open Sources React Framework  

Microsoft to discontinue IE

Persistence Tier

Hibernate Search 5.1 Released

Hibernate Search 5.1.1 Released

Hibernate JPQL Bug Fixes and Hibernate OGM 4.1.2

Apache Jena 2.13.0 release, with features Elephas and Fuseki2.

Apache Camel 2.15.0 released

Services (Middleware & Microservices) Tier

Spring Cloud 1.0

Spring Security 4.0.0 Released

Spring Security and Single-Page Applications with AngularJS

Spring Framework 4.1.6 released

Spring Security Kerberos 1.0.0.RC1 Released


Java SE 7U75 / 7U76 Now Available

Java SE 8u31 Now Available  

Java SE 8u40 Now Available

Oracle Java SE Embedded 8u33

metrics-clojure 2.5.0 is released


Testing with Selenium WebDriver and Geb.


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